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Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wokingham

Can your site be used to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Wokingham even where I’m not purchasing or disposing of a house, for instance where I wish to buy an office in Wokingham with a loan from Chelsea Building Society?

Our comparison service is mainly there to help choose residential conveyancing solicitors in Wokingham but we have recorded towards the bottom of this page some Wokingham commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the company directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Chelsea Building Society

What will a local search reveal regarding the house I am purchasing in Wokingham?

Wokingham conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for instance Xpress Legal The local search is essential in every Wokingham conveyancing purchase; that is if you don’t want any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of thirteen subject areas.

Just bought a terraced house in Wokingham , how long should it take for the Land Registry to register the transfer to my name? My Wokingham conveyancing solicitor has been very slow, so I want to be certain that my purchase is recorded.

There is nothing unique about conveyancing in Wokingham registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ according to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry have to notify any interested parties. Currently roughly 80% of such applications are completed in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be longer hold-ups. Registration takes place after the buyer is living at the property so an expedited registration is not usually primary concern yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your lawyers must speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I opted to have a survey done on a property in Wokingham prior to instructing conveyancers. I have been told that there is a flying freehold element to the property. The surveyor advised that some mortgage companies tend not issue a mortgage on a flying freehold property.

It depends who your proposed lender is. HSBC has different requirements from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Wokingham. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Wokingham especially if they regularly deal with such properties in Wokingham.

In searching the internet for the words cheap conveyancing in Wokingham it reveals many property lawyerslocally. How do I determine which is the right property lawyer for me?

The best way of finding a suitable conveyancer is via trusted testimonial, so enquire of friends and family who have bought a property in Wokingham or a respected estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in Wokingham vary, so it's a good idea to secure at least four estimates from different solicitors. Dont forget to clarify that the costs are assured not to to be inflated.

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